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Statoil releases rig after dry holes offshore Angola

Statoil has terminated its contract for the drilling rig Stena Carron after completing commitments on blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola.

UK association revises mooring, offloading guidelines

Oil & Gas UK has published two updated sets of guidelines for operators of FPSOs, FSUs, and offtake tankers on the UK continental shelf.

4Subsea secures contract on pilot well offshore Norway

Det norske oljeselskap ASA has awarded 4Subsea a contract for the monitoring of conductor loads on a pilot well at the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea.

EMGS receives survey contract award in Brazil

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has received a contract worth $1.5 million for a research project in Brazil.

Ocean Installer to place Delta House umbilicals

Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for an umbilical installation project with Oceaneering for LLOG Exploration on the Delta House project.

Petrobras starts-up FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela

Petrobras has started production through the FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela from the Sapinhoá field in the Santos basin presalt offshore Brazil.

CIMC Raffles delivers COSLProspector

CIMC Raffles has delivered in Yantai, Shandong, China, the fourth deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig built for COSL, the COSLProspector.

TGS signs LOA for 2D surveys over Mexico and US Atlantic

TGS has signed a letter of award with SeaBird Exploration to acquire up to 300,000 km (186,411 mi) of 2D seismic data offshore Mexico and in US Atlantic waters.

Five new vessels to feature Damen axe-bow design

Damen Shipyards Group says that Compagnie Maritime Monégasque SAM (CMM) has secured contracts with Petrobras Brazil to charter five newbuild fast oilspill response vessels with a new fuel-efficient Damen axe-bow design.

Sevan conducting floater studies for North Sea, offshore Falklands

Sevan Marine says it is working on studies for cylindrical-shaped floating systems for five development projects.

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